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The laboratory for centrosome and cytoskeleton biology

Institute of Human Genetics, Heinrich-Heine-Universität Düsseldorf 


 
  • Gabriel, E., Albanna, W., Pasquini, G., Ramani, A., Josipovic, N., Mariappan, A., Schinzel, F., Karch, C.M., Bao, G., Gottardo, M., et al. Gopalakrishnan J* (2021). Human brain organoids assemble functionally integrated bilateral optic vesicles.

    Cell Stem Cell (in press). Published: August 17, 2021DOI:https://doi.org/10.1016/j.stem.2021.07.010

    Received international attention in more than 200 news outlets, Use the search term “Mini brains with eye-like structures.

Few examples

https://www.news18.com/news/buzz/lab-made-mini-brains-develop-eye-like-structures-sensitive-to-light-4110560.html

https://www.sciencealert.com/scientists-used-stem-cells-to-make-mini-brains-they-grew-rudimentary-eyes

https://www.livescience.com/brain-organoid-optic-eyes.html

https://www.newscientist.com/article/2287207-tiny-human-brain-grown-in-lab-has-eye-like-structures-that-see-light/

https://www.indiatimes.com/technology/science-and-future/scientists-grew-mini-brains-in-a-lab-then-those-brains-developed-eyes-547479.html

 

Gabriel et al. Cell Stem Cell. August 17, 2021DOI:https://doi.org/10.1016/j.stem.2021.07.01.

 

Ramani et al. The EMBO Journal 2020

See the press release

https://www.embo.org/news/press-releases/2020/mini-brain-organoids-show-potential-for-sars-cov2-to-cause-neurodegenerative-disease-like-effects.html

Goranci et al. Cell Reports 2020. Glioma invasion in the human brain organoids

Gabriel et al. The EMBO Journal 2016